Characteristics and outcomes of end-stage renal disease patients with active tuberculosis followed in intensive care units.

@article{Ulali2009CharacteristicsAO,
  title={Characteristics and outcomes of end-stage renal disease patients with active tuberculosis followed in intensive care units.},
  author={Sevinç Sarinç Ulaşli and Gaye Ulubay and Nevra Gullu Arslan and Siren Sezer and Şule Akçay and Fusun Oner Eyuboglu and Mehmet Ali Haberal},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={254-9}
}
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a common problem in patients with chronic renal failure. In intensive care units, misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of TB is common. Therefore, a description of characteristics of active TB in patients with renal failure followed in intensive care units is important to reduce mortality and transmission of the disease. This study… CONTINUE READING